Blithe Spirit

Comedy - Revival

Neil Simon Theatre

Data not verified
  • First Preview: March 10, 1987
  • Opening Date: March 31, 1987
  • Closing Date: June 28, 1987
  • Previews: 24
  • Performances: 104

Playwright: Noël Coward

Synopsis

Researching material for a new novel, Charles engages Madame Arcati, a spiritual medium of uncertain talent, to conduct a séance in his home. Quite by accident, she summons the spirit of Charles's first wife and cannot make the disruptive spirit go away.

 

Opening Night Cast

Richard Chamberlain in Blithe Spirit Richard Chamberlain Charles
Blythe Danner in Blithe Spirit Blythe Danner Elvira
Judith Ivey in Blithe Spirit Judith Ivey Ruth
Geraldine Page in Blithe Spirit Geraldine Page Madame Arcati
Nicola Cavendish Edith
Patricia Conolly in Blithe Spirit Patricia Conolly Mrs. Bradman
William LeMassena Doctor Bradman
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Opening Night Production Credits

Noël Coward Noël Coward Writer
Brian Murray Brian Murray Director
  Finlay James Scenic Design
Theoni V. Aldredge Theoni V. Aldredge Costume Design
  Richard Nelson Lighting Design
  Jan Nebozenko Sound Design
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Shows That Opened That Season: 1986 - 1987

 
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Awards


Tony Award

Year Category Name Winner/Nominee
1987 Actress in a Play Geraldine Page Nominee

Grosses

Week Ending Week # This Week Gross
Potential Gross
Diff $ Avg Ticket
Top Ticket
Seats Sold
Seats in Theatre
Perfs
(Prev)
% Cap
This Week
Diff %
Cap
Jun. 28, 1987 4 $107,965
-
$14,057 $19.66
-
5492
1366
8
0
50.26% 0.31%
Jun. 21, 1987 3 $93,908
-
-$70,957 $17.20
-
5459
1366
8
0
49.95% -1.52%
Jun. 14, 1987 2 $164,865
-
$13,009 $29.31
-
5625
1366
8
0
51.47% 4.86%
Jun. 7, 1987 1 $151,856
-
- $29.82
-
5093
1366
8
0
46.61% -
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Totals

Last 4 Weeks
  $518,594
-
  $24.00 21669
43712
32
0
49.57 %  
Cumulative
  $3,248,399
-
  $28.02
$0.00
115210
174848
104
24
65.89 %  
 
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